Welcome to the website of the Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM).

RaAM is an open community of researchers of metaphor, metonymy, and other forms of figurative expression. RaAM is interdisciplinary, welcomes a broad range of research methods, and focuses on application to real-world contexts.

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Call for Papers RaAM13!

Posted by RaAM on May 28th, 2019 at 7:49

We are happy to announce the 13th conference of the Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM), which will take place from 18 – 21 June 2020 at INN’s Faculty of Education in Hamar, Norway. The call for papers is out now!

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2019 EC elections: results

Posted by RaAM on May 28th, 2019 at 7:34

At the 7th RaAM seminar in May 2019 in Liège, Belgium, several positions on the RaAM Executive Committee (EC) were up for election.

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Agenda AGM14 – 16 May online

Posted by RaAM on May 7th, 2019 at 13:03

The agenda for the 14th Annual General Meeting of RaAM is now available on our website.

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Newsletter May 2019

Posted by RaAM on May 6th, 2019 at 16:19

RaAM’s newsletter no. 24 is out! It includes a message from the Chair, a final update on the RaAM 2019 seminar in Liège, two new “Metaphor Columns”, and much more! The newsletter is freely available from our website. Click on the link below to read RaAM’s newsletter no. 24 May 2019 newsletter

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